Synopsis

A relatively short and easy drive from Alice Springs, Standley Chasm (Angkerle) cuts through the tough sandstone to form a picturesque natural alleyway. Surging flood waters over thousands of years are responsible for this beautiful site, which is at its most impressive in the middle of a sunny day. As the light shifts across the cleft, visitors are treated to a magnificent display of colours and forms. The reliable trickle of water has ensured the survival of species from a time when Central Australia was a lusher place.

Episodes

  • Pioneering Central Australian Teacher (Image copyright: National Trust)

    31/10/2010 Duration: 98h00s
  • Peg Nelson remembers Ida Standley (Image citation: Keryl Evans)

    30/10/2010 Duration: 68h00s
  • Strehlow at Jay Creek

    29/10/2010 Duration: 72h00s
  • Urrpara - The Magpie

    28/10/2010 Duration: 89h00s
  • Enarlanga - Echidna

    27/10/2010 Duration: 98h00s
  • Karra-arra - Red Kangaroo

    26/10/2010 Duration: 32h00s
  • Rock Art circa 1970

    25/10/2010 Duration: 83h00s
  • Wallaby and Cycads (Image copyright: John Lipp)

    24/10/2010 Duration: 90h00s

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